NYU Student Health Center (SHC) provides comprehensive medical services designed specifically to respond to the health and mental health needs of NYU students and promote a healthier, safer campus. As members of the NYU community, faculty and staff may utilize the following services at SHC:

Urgent Care

First aid for work-related illnesses and injuries and work-required examinations.


Faculty and Staff can access our full-service retail pharmacy which accepts many prescription plans. The SHC Pharmacy is Caremark Care Select pharmacy.


Full service retail eyewear shop offering a wide variety of frames, designer and discount lenses, sport lenses, contact lenses, and accessories. Optometry services are available to faculty and staff including routine and medically-indicated eye exams for eye disease. SHC participates with United Healthcare and EyeMed.

Travel Medicine

Travel consultations are available by appointment for NYU work/business related travel. The consult includes the latest information about the country of your designated travel. Also provided are a large number of recommended vaccines including Hepatitis A, Varicella, Meningitis, and Yellow Fever. Consults and vaccines are available for a fee. Check with your insurance carrier regarding coverage for these services.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is available for job-related injuries (Workers' Compensation) as well as for rehabilitation of personal injuries. Services require a referral from your physician. SHC participates with United Healthcare.

Faculty and Staff Workplace Accommodations

For more information about workplace accommodations under federal, state and city disability laws, please contact the NYU Office of Equal Opportunity at (212) 998-2370 or equal.opportunity@nyu.edu.